Fall protection training: Needs analysis for small residential roofing subcontractors

Yu Hsiu Hung, Woodrow Winchester, Tonya Smith-Jackson, Thomas Mills, Brian Kleiner, Kari Babski-Reeves

研究成果: Conference contribution

摘要

Falls remain the leading cause of injuries and fatalities in residential construction. Because of job-specific work conditions and environmental constraints, the various construction trades (e.g., roofing, siding, or framing) employ different safety standards and fall-protection training practices. The purpose of this study, therefore, was to explore the specific training needs and training preferences of small roofing subcontractors. A total of 20 roofing subcontractors participated in this study. A mixed methods approach, incorporating a survey and semi-structured interviews, was utilized. Results from this study revealed that an individual's job title (i.e., his or her role on the jobsite) and the employer's existing training methods were accurate predictors of the employee's preferred training methods. This study also suggests the need for improved fall hazard awareness among roofing workers via training. Context-relevant methods and workers' preferred physical forms in receiving training were identified and found to be most effective for safety training and learning in the workplace.

原文English
主出版物標題53rd Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting 2009, HFES 2009
發行者Human Factors an Ergonomics Society Inc.
頁面1632-1636
頁數5
ISBN(列印)9781615676231
DOIs
出版狀態Published - 2009 一月 1
事件53rd Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting 2009, HFES 2009 - San Antonio, TX, United States
持續時間: 2009 十月 192009 十月 23

出版系列

名字Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
3
ISSN(列印)1071-1813

Other

Other53rd Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting 2009, HFES 2009
國家/地區United States
城市San Antonio, TX
期間09-10-1909-10-23

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • 人因工程和人體工學

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